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This instrument amends the Medicare benefits schedule fees for the bulk-billing incentive items in the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020, Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020 and the Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulations 2020.
Administered by: Health
Registered 23 Sep 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Oct-2020
Tabled Senate06-Oct-2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Bulk‑billing Incentive (No. 2)) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 17 September 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020                  2

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020                       2

Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulations 2020                                                2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Bulk-billing Incentive (No. 2)) Regulations 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 October 2020.

1 October 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020

1  Clause 2.6.2 of Schedule 1 (item 64990, column 3)

Omit “14.30”, substitute “7.15”.

2  Clause 2.6.2 of Schedule 1 (item 64991, column 3)

Omit “21.60”, substitute “10.80”.

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020

3  Clause 3.2.3 of Schedule 1 (item 10990, column 3)

Omit “15.20”, substitute “7.60”.

4  Clause 3.2.3 of Schedule 1 (items 10991 and 10992, column 3)

Omit “23.05”, substitute “11.50”.

Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulations 2020

5  Clause 2.12.2 of Schedule 1 (item 74990, column 3)

Omit “14.30”, substitute “7.15”.

6  Clause 2.12.2 of Schedule 1 (item 74991, column 3)

Omit “21.60”, substitute “10.80”.